Digital Communications Designer

Nick brings a passion for public education and user-focused design to his position as a web designer for the UT System. Nick grew up in Oneida County, in upstate New York. He attended Northern Arizona University and earned a BFA degree in Visual Communication. Nick began working for the UT in his current role in 2011.

Nick’s favorite part of his job is collaborating with co-workers and clients on interesting projects. He’s helped launch dozens of websites and has served as a employee representative on UT’s Exempt Staff Council.

Nick supports several civil society and public health organizations in East Tennessee. In his free time, he enjoys being offline: travel, exploring the outdoors with his dog, or reading a great book. He’s been a lifelong lover of the color orange. Nick is married to Eleanor Aldrich, a professional artist. They live in Knoxville with their canine companion Zelda.